Monthly Archives: July 2012

Creamy Pesto and Chicken Pasta


I know your hot.  Let me rephrase that.  What I meant to say is, I know it’s hot this summer and that you must be hot because you and summer are existing together right now and summer is hot, man. Really hot.  Which leads me to believe, you might not like heating up your oven, […]

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Gooey Sweet Coconut Chex Mix (The Bomb Diggity)


So, I am going to wager this isn’t the first time you’ve heard of this recipe.  Am I right?  Someone may have left a bag full on your doorstep last Christmas, or maybe your sister made it for a Girls Night Out. Perhaps your pretty Mother In Law brought it along to your family reunion? […]

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Grilled Chicken Caesar Wrap


I do believe, if I had to.  Really, really had to.  I could eat this Grilled Chicken Caesar Wrap everyday for the rest of my life and be a very happy woman. The ingredients are simple, but packed with flavor. A warm grilled chicken breast is sliced and nestled in a spinach wrap surrounded by […]

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Creamy Caesar Dressing


Today, before we talk about salad dressing, dear readers, I wanted to send my deepest sympathies to those who have been affected by the shooting in Colorado. It’s at times like these one has to shake her head and wonder what kind of person could cause such horror and grief to so many. My thoughts […]

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Grilled Vegetable Medley


I have a simple recipe for today, ladies and gentlemen. It has to do with fresh vegetables and a grill, a bit of olive oil and some salt and pepper. No need to skewer  these veggies. Instead, lay a nice sheet of tin foil on your grill, drizzle it with olive oil and  let the […]

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Fruit Tart Cookies


Boy howdy, do I have a beauty of a recipe for you today. Not only do these Fruit Tart Cookies look lovely, they taste like absolute heaven. What does heaven taste like, you might be wondering? It tastes like these cookies, that’s what.  I used my Almond Butter Sugar Cookie recipe for the base, topped […]

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Creamy Ranch Chicken with Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes


I brought something simple to share with you today, my friends. Because I know you like simple. And I know you are running around town having fun this summer, enjoying all that the season has to offer, which may leave you with less time to tinker around your kitchen. Am I right, or what?  This […]

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20 Breakfast Recipes


I have a little recipe roundup of sorts for you today, because it’s summer time, and it’s hot outside and I know some of you have kids who are out of school and sleep in the morning time and then wake up and ask you… Hey there Good Lookin’ Mama or Papa, what are you […]

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Raspberry Cheesecake Ice Cream Dessert


On Sunday last, my 5 year old boy woke up with such a stomach ache, ladies and gentlemen. It was severe. Soooo severe, the child had ENORMOUS tears rolling down his cheeks.  “I can’t possibly go to church, Mom.” is what he told me. “My tummy. Oh, boy. It really, really hurts.” boo hoo sniffle sniffle, […]

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Smokey Honey BBQ Pork Ribs


Ah, summer time grilling. It gives a gal (or guy) a few more ways to solve The Dinner Time Dilemma, am I right? These Smokey Honey BBQ Pork Ribs were a big hit with my family. They are simple enough to make for dinner, and grand enough to serve to company.  Don’t get nervous when you […]

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